Description: Bastle-Type Building North-East of Hillcrest
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240777
OS Grid Reference: NY7670164355
OS Grid Coordinates: 376701, 564355
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9733, -2.3655
HENSHAW TOW HOUSE
NY 76 SE
east of Hillcrest
Probably a bastle house, now workshop. Late C16-early C17 with alterations.
Squared rubble, corrugated-asbestos roof. Probably originally 2 storeys, now
a long low single-storey building, Massive roughly-squared quoins. Doorway
unusually set in centre of long wall rather than gable end: huge roughly-squared
alternating jambs and lintel with cambered top; chamfered inner edges, deep
rebate and drawbar socket. Boulder plinth and partly-blocked window on right
return. C20 openings on rear. Pitched roof.
Listing NGR: NY7670164355
Source: English Heritage
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